Joined Crestview as a partner in 2005 and is a member of the Investment Committee. Mr. Hurst leads Crestview’s private company recapitalization strategy, working with entrepreneurs who seek a partner to transition their businesses. Mr. Hurst retired as vice chairman of Goldman Sachs in June 2004. At Goldman Sachs, Mr. Hurst spent 30 years in a variety of leadership positions, including head of the investment banking division from 1990 to 1999. Following Goldman Sachs’ IPO, Mr. Hurst became a vice chairman and a member of the board of directors and focused on firm-wide matters in addition to client responsibilities. Mr. Hurst is currently a director of Oxbow Carbon and is a board observer at NYDJ Apparel. He also serves as a director of VF Corporation and chairman of AirClic Inc. and has served on the boards of directors of other public and private companies. He has been active in the nonprofit sector and currently serves as chairman of the Board of Directors of the Aspen Music Festival and School, co-chairman of the Board of Directors of the Whitney Museum of American Art, a trustee of The Aspen Institute, chairman emeritus of the Jewish Museum and is a former member of the Board of Overseers of the Wharton School. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. Mr. Hurst was also founding CEO of the 9/11 United Services Group, the coordinating arm for 13 social service agencies involved in the relief activities, including the Red Cross. Mr. Hurst received his M.B.A. from the Wharton School and his A.B. from Clark University. He did additional graduate work as a Public Finance Fellow at the University of Pennsylvania.